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Insight
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July 30, 2019

Washington State Supreme Court Holds State Law Bars Discrimination Based on Obesity

Washington’s highest court has ruled that obesity is always an “impairment” under Washington’s Law Against Discrimination (WLAD), regardless of whether obesity is related to some other medical condition.

ASAP
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July 29, 2019

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Amendments Expand Employment Protections

New Jersey has expanded its medical marijuana program and—for the first time since the state enacted the law—adopted formal protections for employees and job applicants who use what is now called “medical cannabis.”

ASAP
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July 26, 2019

New Jersey Adds to Recent Flood of Salary History Ban Laws

Continuing the recent deluge of salary history ban laws, on July 25, 2019, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver signed Bill A1094 into law.

Insight
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July 24, 2019

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: New Employment Laws in Nevada

The Nevada Legislature had a busy 80th session in 2019, enacting a vast array of new laws affecting employers. This article briefly discusses several key developments that are in effect or will become effective in the State of Nevada.

ASAP
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July 18, 2019

New York Seeks to Add Protections for Discrimination and Retaliation Based on Immigration Status

The NY Legislature recently approved changes to state law addressing prohibited retaliation in employment to provide additional protections for employees regarding their citizenship or immigration status.

ASAP
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July 12, 2019

You Can’t Touch My Hair: California Bans Racial Discrimination Based on Hairstyle with CROWN Act

On July 3, California made history by enacting the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act, becoming the first state to ban discrimination on the basis of hairstyles associated with race.

Littler Report
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July 11, 2019

Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry

This paper provides healthcare employers with an overview of key labor and employment issues facing the industry. Topics include traditional labor law issues, business restructuring, discrimination, wage and hour matters, and other pertinent areas.

ASAP
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July 11, 2019

New York Expands Pay Equity Law Beyond Equal Work and Gender and Bans Inquiries into Salary History

On July 10, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation significantly expanding the protections of New York’s Pay Equity Law, and imposing a ban on inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.

Insight
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July 11, 2019

UK: Court of Appeal Holds Men on Shared Parental Leave Can Be Paid Less than Women on Maternity Leave

The United Kingdom Court of Appeal recently held that it is not discriminatory for enhanced shared parental leave pay (mostly claimed by men) to be paid by employers at a lower rate than enhanced maternity leave pay (claimed by women).

Insight
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July 11, 2019

HHS Proposed Regulations Remove Protections from the Affordable Care Act for Transgender Patients

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued proposed regulations interpreting the anti-discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), changing prior interpretations that prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

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